Curriculum Vitae

  

  

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Directing - University of New Orleans, 2002

Bachelor of Arts, Theatre with Speech certification - Centenary College of Louisiana, 1991

Academic Experience

2018-present Professor of Theatre, Lone Star College-Montgomery

2012-2018 Department Chair, Drama, Dance and Live Entertainment Technology, LSC-M

2006-2012 Professor of Theatre and lead faculty, LSC-M

2004-2006 Chair, Department of Fine Arts, Jesuit High School, New Orleans

1998-2006 Director of Theatre, Instructor of Stagecraft, TV/Radio Production, Film Analysis, 

Speech -JHS

1998 Acting Instructor – Tulane University Summer Shakespeare Festival

1998 Theatrical Talented Instructor (grades 3- 12) - Jefferson Parish Creative Arts and Talent 

Program

1996-97 Graduate Teaching Assistant - UNO - Department of Drama and Communications

1995-97 Technical Assistant - UNO Scene Shop

1994-95 Scenic carpenter/welder - Centenary College

1994- Instructor of American History and Free Enterprise - Byrd High School - Shreveport, LA

1992- Instructor of ESL and ED/BD - William James and Diamond Hill Middle School - 

Ft. Worth, TX 

1991- Student Teacher of Theatre - Caddo Magnet High School - Shreveport, LA

Creative Productivity

Directing

12 Angry Jurors by Sherman L. Sergel – Lone Star College-Montgomery 

The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket by Peter Parnell –LSC-M

Green Day’s American Idiot by Armstrong and Mayer- LSC-M

The Birds- by Conor McPherson – LSC-M

96 Minutes – adaptation by Chase Waites – LSC-M

The Tempest by William Shakespeare – LSC-M

Power Lunch by Alan Ball – LSC-M

The Very Merry Xmas Carol Holiday Adventure Show by Jain, Johnson, and McCann – LSC-M

Peter Pan by Piers Chater Robinson – LSC-M

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Jeffrey Hatcher – LSC-M

Private Eyes by Steven Dietz – LSC-M

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee by Sheinkin and Finn – LSC-M

Lend Me A Tenor by Ken Ludwig – LSC-M

Too Much Memory by Keith Reddin and Meg Gibson – LSC-M

Rent by Jonathan Larson – LSC-M

The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley – LSC-M

And They Dance Real Slow in Jackson by Jim Leonard, Jr. – LSC-M

Little Shop of Horrors by Menken and Ashman – LSC-M

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress by Alan Ball - LSC-M

Anniversary by Norman Bert – LSC-M

The Philadelphia by David Ives – LSC-M

Sure Thing by David Ives – LSC-M

Mind’s Prison by Tim Stinnett (World Premiere) – LSC-M

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) by Ann-Marie MacDonald – LSC-M

The Great American Trailer Park Musical by Nehls and Kelso- LSC-M

Noises Off by Michael Frayn – LSC-M

The Actor’s Nightmare by Christopher Durang – LSC-M

Home Front by James Duff – LSC-M

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Clark Gessner – LSC-M

The Foreigner by Larry Shue – LSC-M

The Shape of Things by Neil Labute – LSC-M

The Sleeper by Catherine Butterfield – LSC-M

96 Minutes by Chase Waites (World Premiere) – LSC-M

Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet – LSC-M

The Problem by A.R Gurney, Jr. – LSC-M

Singin in the Rain by Brown, Freed, et. al. – Jesuit Philelectic Society

Dead Man Walking by Tim Robbins (Regional Premiere) – JPS 

Chess by Tim Rice, et al JPS

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee - JPS

Barry Manilow’s Copacabana by Barry Manilow, et al – JPS

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Dale Wasserman - JPS

Footloose by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie - JPS

Broadway Bound by Neil Simon - Rivertown Repertory Theatre

The Crucible by Arthur Miller - JPS

Guys and Dolls by Loesser - JPS 

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare – JPS

West Side Story by Bernstein, Laurents, Sondheim – RRT

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Loesser - JPS 

Nunsense by Dan Goggin - Carlone's Dinner Theatre

The Fantasticks by Schmidt and Jones - Salem Community Theatre 

Godspell by Stephen Schwartz - JPS

The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin - Jesuit On Stage Theatre (Chase Productions LTD)

Steel Pier by Kander and Ebb – JPS (Regional Premiere)

The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry – Le Petit Theatre (CPL)

The Who’s Tommy by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff – JPS

Tracers by John DiFusco, et al. – True Brew Theatre (CPL)

The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged) by Adam Long, et al – Le Petit Theatre (CPL)

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis - Le Petit Theatre (CPL)

Burden by Robert E. Williams (World Premiere) - UNO/ Le Petit Theatre

Dr. Sex by Phillip Zwerling (World Premiere) - UNO

All Their Songs Were Sad by Patsy Voigt (World Premiere) - UNO/ Le Petit Theatre

Out of Gas on Lover's Leap by Mark St. Germaine - UNO

Rumpelstiltskin by Moses Goldberg - UNO

Lone Star by James McClure - UNO

Pvt. Wars by James McClure - UNO

Cats in the Cage by Zane Gray (World Premiere) - Centenary College

Nunsense by Dan Goggin (Remount) - Centenary College 

Rumpelstiltskin by Moses Goldberg - Gas Light Players - Shreveport, LA

Not In My Backyard by Anna Aslin, et al (World Premiere) - Caddo Magnet High School 

Acting

Norbert – The Great American Trailer Park Musical – LSC-M

Inspector Barnes – Bells Are Ringing - Rivertown Repertory Theatre - New Orleans

Sir Jasper Tring - Me and My Girl - RRT

Herbie - Gypsy - Le Petit Theatre - New Orleans

Arvide Abernathy - Guys and Dolls - Louise V. McGeehee School - New Orleans 

Officer O'Hara - Arsenic and Old Lace - Le Petit Theatre - New Orleans 

Mr. Lyons - Blood Brothers (Louisiana Premiere) - UNO

Mario - Italian Opera (World Premiere) - UNO

Lloyd - Noises Off - UNO

John - Oleanna - UNO

Charlemagne - Pippin - The Lorio Center - New Orleans

Various Roles - The Radio Play (World Premiere) - East Bank Theatre - Bossier City, LA

Various Roles - Sweet Charity - Centenary College

Gooper - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Centenary College

De Cerisay - The Devils - Centenary College 

Steward - Into the Woods - Centenary College

Tyler Moss - Crossing Delancey - Shreveport Little Theatre 

Various Roles - Man of La Mancha - Centenary College

Stanley - Broadway Bound - Centenary College

Andy - Birds of Paradise (Louisiana Premiere) - Centenary College

Bottom - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Centenary College

M.C. - Chicago - Centenary College

Torvald - A Doll House - Centenary College

Mordcha - Fiddler on the Roof - Performing Arts Center - Shreveport 

Wykowski - Biloxi Blues - Centenary College

Various Roles - Scrambled Feet (Texas Premiere) - Tarrant County College-South

Pirate King - The Pirates of Penzance – TCC-South

Selridge - Biloxi Blues – TCC-South

Various Roles - La Cage a GaGa (World Premiere) – TCC-NW

Sydney - God's Favorite – TCC-NW

Narrator - Lovers – TCC-NW

Technical

Properties Master – Somebody/Nobody – LSC-M

Production Manager – 2 by Shel – LSC-M

Production Manager – Par Four – LSC-M

Production Manager – Waiting – LSC-M

Production Manager - Four on the Floor - LSC-M

Production Manager – A Trio of Ones – LSC-M

Properties Master – The Great American Trailer Park Musical – LSC-M

Properties Master – Noises Off – LSC-M

LD – Noises Off - LSC-M

Production Manager – The Actor’s Nightmare – LSC-M

Set Designer – Home Front –LSC- M

Production Manager - You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown– LSC-M

LD - You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown– LSC-M

Sound Op- You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown– LSC-M 

Production Manager – The Foreigner – LSC-M

Set Designer - The Foreigner –LSC-M

Production Manager – The Shape of Things – LSC-M

LD – Winter Fantasies starring Will Makar – Round Rock Entertainment

Production Manager – The Sleeper – LSC-M

Production Manager - 96 Minutes – LSC-M

Sound Designer - 96 Minutes – LSC-M

TD - 96 Minutes – LSC-M

LD - 96 Minutes – LSC-M

Set Designer 96 Minutes – LSC-M

Production Manager – I Hate Hamlet – LSC-M

Set Designer– I Hate Hamlet – LSC-M

LD – I Hate Hamlet – LSC-M

Production Manager – Sexual Perversity in Chicago – LSC-M

Production Manager – The Problem – LSC-M

Set Designer – Company – LSC-M

Production Manager – Bleacher Bums – LSC-M

TD – Singin in the Rain -JPS

TD – Dead Man Walking-JPS

TD – Chess-JPS

Sound Board Op – Chess-JPS

LD - To Kill a Mockingbird -JPS

TD – To Kill a Mockingbird - JPS

TD – Barry Manilow’s Copacabana - JPS

TD - One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest - JPS

TD – Footloose - JPS

TD – The Crucible - JPS

TD – Guys and Dolls – JPS

TD – Romeo and Juliet - JPS

TD - How to Succeed… - JPS

TD - Godspell - JPS

Set Designer - The Boys Next Door - JOST

TD - Steel Pier - JPS

TD – The Who’s Tommy - JPS

Sound Designer - All Their Songs Were Sad - UNO

Sound Designer - Tracers - UNO

Sound Designer - Out of Gas on Lover's Leap - UNO

Sound Designer - Cats in the Cage - Centenary College

TD - Sauer Angelica - UNO

TD - Candida - UNO

TD - Measure for Measure - UNO

TD - Kitchen Sink Drama - UNO

Sound and Light Op - Three by Tennessee - North Star Theatre - Mandeville, LA

ATD/ASM/AD - The Illuminati - UNO

Master Carpenter - Wishing Aces (World Premiere) - Southern Repertory Theatre - New Orleans

Master Carpenter - Noel and Gertie - Southern Repertory Theatre

Master Carpenter - Into the Woods - Rivertown Repertory Theatre - New Orleans

Master Carpenter - The Amorous Flea - Rivertown Repertory Theatre

Master Carpenter - Moon Over Buffalo - Rivertown Repertory Theatre

Master Carpenter/Welder - Frankenstein - Centenary College

Master Welder - The Devils - Centenary College

AD/SM - Sweet Charity - Centenary College

AD - Nunsense II - Centenary College 

AD/SM -Driving Miss Daisy - Centenary College

AD - Nunsense - Centenary College

ATD - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Centenary College 

Set Designer - Rumpelstiltskin - Gas Light Players - Shreveport 

Sound Op - Escaped Images Dance Concert - Centenary College

Prop Master - Steel Magnolias - Centenary College 

Dramaturge

Place of the Skull by Christopher Young

Mind’s Prison by Tim Stinnett

Writing

Stage Adaptation of 96 Minutes from the Texas Monthly article by Pamela Colloff

TV/Video

Director/Writer/Editor – Getting It Together (TSI Assessment Prep Video)

Producer/ Editor – On My Way (Jesuit Student Video Interviews)

Producer/ Editor - Jesuit Open House - 2005. 2004, 2003

Producer/ Editor - JHS Senior Video Yearbook 2005, 2004 

Talent - NFL promo for ESPN and TNT

Talent - J.B. Cable Advertisements - Shreveport - Seva May, Director

Director - Teen Suicide/ Drug Awareness video - Caddo Magnet High School - Shreveport 

Published Articles

Dead Man Walking: A Director’s PerspectiveJayNotes – Volume 32, No. 1, Fall 2004

Presentations

Community College-Real or Fake College –KCACTF 2018 

Strategies for Successful College Transfer – KCACTF 2018

The Birth of an AVSS Program - ATHE 2010

Innovations in Recruiting – ATHE -2009

The Truth About Community College: Shaping Our Perception –ATHE- 2008

Academic Committees

2009 - present – Member of LSC-System Workload Committee

2009 - present – Chair of Adjunct Excellence Committee

2007 – present – Member of LSC-M General Scholarship Committee

2007 – present –A/V Systems Specialist Curriculum Committee

2006 – present – Chair of LSC-M Theatre Scholarship Committee

2006 – present - Member of LSC-M Drama Core Curriculum Committee

2004 – 2006 - JHS Academic Council

1996-98 - Student Delegate - Production Resource Committee - Dept. of DRCM - UNO

1997-98 - Student Delegate - University Senate - UNO

Professional Memberships

2008- 09- InfoComm

2007- present Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

2007 – 2012 - United States Institute for Theatre Technology

2007 – present - Texas Educational Theatre Association

2007 – present – TETA Adjudicators Organization

2006 – 07 – The Drama League

2006 – present – Association for Theatre in Higher Education

2006 –2012 – Society of American Fight Directors

Extra Curricular Activities

2016 – present Committee, KCACTF Region 6

2010 - present - ATHE member, various committees  

2009 - Facilitator of Back-to-Basics Theatre workshop for theatre teachers 

2008- 2015- sponsor of Delta Psi Omega Chapter 389

2008 - present –Two-Year College Program Focus Group Representative- ATHE

2007 – present – certified adjudicator for University Interscholastic League One-Act Play Contest

2006 – 2007 - Sponsor of Theatrum Mundi Theatre Club

2005 – 2006 - Member of Assoc for Supervision and Curriculum Development

2003 – 2006 – Moderator, WJHS Radio/TV Club - JHS

2003 – Auditorium Renovation Consultant - JHS

1998 – 2006 – Moderator, Jesuit Philelectic Society

1998 – Founder and President – Chase Productions LTD

1997-98 - Secretary of State - Student Government - UNO

1997-98 - Vice-President - Lakefront Players - UNO

1996-97 - Senator - Student Government - UNO

1996-97 - Founder and President - Lakefront Players –UNO

1993 Head Baseball Coach – Blue Raider Pony League (2nd Place)

1990-91 - President - Rivertowne Players - Centenary College

1990-91 - Member - Alpha Psi Omega - Centenary College

1989-90 - Member - Shreveport Little Theatre Board of Directors

Awards and Citations

2018 12 Angry Jurors KCACTF Respondent’s Choice Award, Directing, Ensemble 

2018 Kennedy Center Medallion

2018 American Idiot KCACTF Respondent’s Choice Award, Directing, Stage Management, 

Choreography, Costume Design, Musical Directing, Acting

2012 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde KCACTF Respondent’s Choice Award

2011 Private Eyes KCACTF Texas State Festival Directors’ and Respondent’s Choice Award

2010 Too Much Memory Recognition by KCACTF-Regional Committee’s Choice, Alternate for 

Region 6 Festival, Directing, Acting, Costumes, Stage Management, Makeup, Scenery 

Design and Technical Direction, Irene Ryan regional finalist 

2009 And They Danced Real Slow in Jackson-KCACTF Award for Original Music, Ensemble 

Acting 

2009 Marquis Who’s Who in America member

2009 Biltmore Who’s Who among Montgomery County Professionals member

2008 Mind’s Prison – Recognition by KCACTF – Acting, Lighting Design, Support of New 

Works 

2008 Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) – Recognition by KCACTF – Technical 

Direction (Rob Kreps)

2007 Home Front - Recognition by KC/ACTF – Sound Design (Justyn Reed and Richard Sellers), 

Graphics Design (David Kerr) and Properties Design (Tim Stinnett and 

Linda Whittington)

2006 96 Minutes - Recognition by KC/ACTF - Costume Coordination (Stephen Blaschke,) and 

Stage Management (Keila Outlaw)

2004-05 Recognition by National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts

2004, 2002, 2001, 2000 Nominee for Excellence – American High School Theatre Festival

2002 Who’s Who Among American High School Teachers member

1999 The Boys Next Door - Best Actor - (Michael P. Sullivan - Storer Boone Awards)

Best Supporting Actress - (Kim Patterson - Marquis and Storer Boone Awards)

1998 Best Drama - Tracers - Big Easy Awards

(Best Supporting Actor - Dane Rhodes)

1998 Best Drama - Tracers - Storer Boone Awards

(Best Supporting Actor - Dane Rhodes)

1998 Best Director of a Drama - Tracers - Storer Boone Awards

1998 Best Comedy - The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkpr (abridged) - Storer Boone Awards

(Best Actor - Gary Rucker)

1998 Best Director (Honorable Mention) - New Orleans Times- Picayune

1998 Best Ensemble Play, Tracers, (Honorable Mention) - N.O. Times-Pic

1998 Outstanding Director - Impact News

1998 Best Comedy – The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkpr (abridged) – Impact News

1997-98 Selected to Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities

1997 Best Director - Tracers - UNO Lakefront Players

1995 Best Supporting Actor - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Centenary College Rivertowne Players

1990 Best Production (Dem-lab) - Hamlet - Rivertowne Players

1990 Director's Choice - Nunsense - ACTF, Louisiana

1989 & 90 Irene Ryan Scholarship Nominee

1988 Nominee for Best Supporting Actor – Wykowski in Biloxi Blues - Shreveport Times

Drama Awards

1987 Outstanding Acting - Biloxi Blues - ACTF, Texas

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